“Mental illness is one of the leading causes of sickness absence and long – term work incapacity in Australia.”

Workplace Mental Health ReportA new report for the National Mental Health Commission and the Mentally Healthy Workplace Alliance offers Australian business leaders new ways to support the mental health of employees and reduce the personal and economic risks of mental ill health. This report brings leading mental health and business experts together to look a the evidence of what works.

A copy of the report can be downloaded on the Black Dog Institute website via this link:

Creating Mentally Healthy Workplace – A review of the Research http://www.blackdoginstitute.org.au/docs/Master.pdf

RESOURCES

The Black dog Institute also offer wonderful resources for the workplace included printable brochures/flyers to distribute to staff:
http://www.blackdoginstitute.org.au/docs/BDIWorkplace6ppBrochure_final.pdf
http://www.blackdoginstitute.org.au/docs/Workplacewellbeing.pdf

The Full report can also be found at:
www.mentalhealthcommission.gov.au
www.headsup.org.au